Master & Bachelor

Offers for Bachelor-, Master-Thesis and Student research projects (Vertiefungsarbeiten)

Nano-Bio (Dr. Christoph Rehbock, :

  • Synthesis of ligand-free gold nanoclusters by pulsed laser fragmentation in liquids and characterization of their optical properties
  • Laser based synthesis of alloy nanoparticles for Point-of-Care biodiagnostics
  • PLAL synthesis of magneto-plasmonic Fe/Au nanoparticles for biomedical application

Catalysis (Dr. Sven Reichenberger, :

  • Laser-based synthesis of heterogeneous metal, alloy and oxide catalysts by pulsed laser synthesis and post-processing of liquids (laser fragmentation, laser ablation, laser defect engineering)
  • Role of solvents and oxidation processes in the formation of crystalline and amorphous metallic, alloy and carbon-doped nanoparticles
  • Mechanistic investigation of fragmentation mechanisms and laser-based defect formation
  • Understanding the role of surface defects in nanoparticle – support interaction (supporting of nanoparticles)
  • Development of heterogeneous catalysts for electrocatalysis (replacement of noble metals e.g., Pt & Ir), selective oxidation catalysis (e.g., with alloys) and redoxcatalysis in general.

Surface chemistry and laser processing (Dr. Anna Rosa Ziefuß, :

  • Mechanistic investigation of microparticle fragmentation mechanisms in liquids
  • Nanomaterials for additive manufacturing
  • Dispersion effects of nanocomposites to improve melting and resolidification behavior during PBF-LB/P with near-infrared diode lasers
  • Nano-functionalization of magnetic microparticles for engineering grain
  • boundaries during additive manufacturing to build magnets with maximized hysteresis

Automation (Dr. Friedrich Waag, :

  • Qualification of different sensor systems for automatic process control of laser-based nanoparticle synthesis and manipulation in liquids
  • Increasing the process stability of laser-based nanoparticle synthesis in liquids on both short and long time scales
  • Investigation of the influence of relevant process parameters on the power efficiency of laser-based nanoparticle synthesis in liquids